News: Greenwood Gleanings (16 May 1902)
Contact: Sharon Scott

Surnames: Haglund, Clute, White, Barber, Larson, Peck, Owen, Behrens, Wagner, Blecha, Clark, Rossman, Hendren, Ball, Armstrong, Van Wold, Swetland, Drinkwine, Gruwell, McNamara, Bryden, Peterson, Richmond, Charles, Weeks, Hanson, Baker, Reimhart, Crotteau, Day, Brooks, Syth, Decker, Brandt, Doege, Andrews, Oleson, Rossman, Baublit, Sheets, Dewey, Schwarze, Shanks, Lang, Kristiansen, Fowler, Hummel, Mahar, Roseman, Taylor, Ware, Timerson, Runkle, Miller, Boss, Pfeifer, DeLano, Parker, Fradette, Bolton, LaFlex, Fravert, Meinholdt, Humptke, Kuehn, Gemmeke, Knester, Christensen, Beilke, Voss

----Source: The Greenwood Gleaner. By J. E. NOYES, Friday, May 16, 1902

Home Gleanings

The Gleaner wants wood.

Choice dried fruits. - S. G. Haglund.

Mincemeat and apple butter at S. G. Haglund’s.

The Foster Lumber Co. lands for sale by C. H. Clute.

Atlas Portland Cement only $2.25 per bbl. At A.M. White’s.

We are paying the highest market price for wool. - Big Store.

The most stylish petticoats in town are at Franckenberg & Fricke’s.

Five cents will buy a good 10 cent school slate at the City Drug Store.

Lap robes and buggy dusters can be bought at Franckenberg & Fricke’s.

A car of fresh Lime just received at A. M. White’s at 70 cents per bbl.

Jos. Barber was up from Christie to attend the funeral of L. W. Larson.

Mrs. Harriet Peck returned last week Thursday to her home in Chicago.

Money to loan in large or small amounts at 6 per cent interest. - C. H. Clute.

The John S. Owen lands in town 27-2 and 27-1 west, for sale by C. H. Clute.

The Thursday Club Meets with Mrs. O. C. Behrens Thursday, May 22, at 2:30 p.m.

Some choice hammocks at the City Drug Store which will be sold for a song Saturday.

Hello Pete! Where did you get that fancy carriage? Why, at Franckenberg & Fricke’s.

Frank Wagner, who has been laid up with a broken leg, is now able to get down town frequently.

John Blecha has had another streak of ill luck, having a hose suddenly drop dead recently.

Mrs. W. H. Clark and two children went to Green county Thursday morning to visit her daughters.

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Paul Rossman returned home the first of the week after having served three full weeks as a juryman.

Rev. W. T. Hendren visited his daughter, Mrs. F. A. Ball, at Stevens Point over Friday night of last week.

Chas. Armstrong, who is employed in Marshfield, came over the first of the week for a visit with Greenwood friends.

F. W. Anderson drove to Witheee Tuesday to meet Miss Van Wold, who returned from a visit to her home in St. Paul.

A special sale of lamps at the City Drug Store Saturday. The entire stock will be closed out at about your own figures.

G. W. Swetland left on the Central yesterday morning for Westchester, Iowa, where he goes to cook for a railroad camp.

A marker was placed on the grave of Larry Drinkwine Tuesday by his son-in-law, Otto Gruwell. The stone came from Galesville.

Margaret McNamara, one of Loyal’s popular teachers, was visiting one of her former scholars in Greenwood over Sunday.

Lamp chimneys. You can get anything they have in stock in this line for five cents at the City Drug Store if you come Saturday.

The new Congregational church at Withee is to be dedicated next Sunday, a special program, commencing Saturday evening, being prepared.

Don’t fail to read the Gleaner advertisements each week. The practice will result in a saving of many dollars every year for our subscribers.

Mrs. Harry Bryden and son Halford came up from Neillsville Wednesday evening for a few days’ visit with her sister, Mrs. P. E. Peterson.

Dr. James Richmond was over from Loyal Tuesday to join his Masonic brethren in attending the funeral obsequies in honor of L. W. Larson.

Mesdames John Charles and Robert Weeks and Clara and Olive Hanson of Neillsville, were up to attend the funeral of L. W. Larson on Tuesday.

A cotton ball will be held in Woodmen hall tonight, May 16. Music by the Greenwood orchestra. Refreshments will be served at Borseth’s.

Mrs. Julian Baker and son reurned Monday from Warrens. She was accompanied by her friend, Mrs. Julis Reimhart and children who are making a short visit.

Mr. and Mrs. John Crotteau formerly of Loyal, are domiciled in the rooms over the shoe factory. He is employed in the Kippenhan & Co. stave and heading mill.

The Gleaner home is all out of wood and if those who have asked to furnish wood on subscription will get in a few loads for us at once the favor will be appreciated.

We failed to mention last week that Mrs. Ruby Day and son Robert had moved to their former home at Wabaha, Minn., where they expect to reside in the future.

Ole Larson and son Lee, who were up from Black River Falls the first of the week on account of the death of the former’s brother, returned home Wednesday morning.

A. W. Brooks of Galesville has been in the city this week putting up monuments in honor of John Syth and Mrs. Fred Decker. Mr. Brooks is a brother to W. C. Brooks.

Louis Brandt of Greenwood was brought here Wednesday and was taken to the hospital, where he underwent an operation at the hands of Dr. Doege. - Marshfield Times.

Bill Andrews and Henry and Andrew Oleson returned Wednesday from Black River Falls where they have been working on the drive, which is temporarily "hung up."

No sooner had Paul Rossman of Herbster been appointed postmaster than an assistant comes to his home ready to help him in his official and other duties. Congratulations for son No. 1.

J. Baublit, who is working at Tioga, was in town Tuesday. He is advertising an improved process which he uses for shearing sheep. The advertisement will be found in another column.

For National Meeting Fraternal Order Eagles at Minneapolis June 3 to 8, excursion tickets will be sold from Fairchild June 1 to 7, return limit June 9, at one fare, $3.70 for round trip from Fairchild.

Cortis Sheets of Lima, Ohio, and his mother from Columbus Grove, returned last Friday after a short visit with relatives here. They expressed themselves as greatly pleased with Wisconsin.

Anson Dewey, who has been in charge of a drug store at Iola which [cut off]

We failed to mention last week the arrival of a brand new son to Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Schwarze, this being their first. Congratulations are in order even though the Gleaner is slow in announcing the birth.

John Shanks has had the rear part of his house cut in two and the smaller part moved over onto Hendren Avenue where an addition is being built to it, which will make it a neat and cozy little home for somebody.

Edward and Louis Lang, brothers of Henry Lang, came up from Columbus Tuesday morning and will take possession of the Simpson place of 250 acres, west of Longwood which they purchased some time ago.

Alfred Kristiansen returned the first of the week from his trip to the coast, where he has been plying his profession putting up drugs in some of the western drug stores. He may possibly put a drug store at Withee.

In the Humbird items it will be noted that Chauncey Fowler was recently taken to the Eau Claire hospital. Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Hummel received a telegram announcing that he had died there that day.

W. H. Mahar of Milwaukee is making relatives here a visit, having arrived Wednesday evening. He was accompanied by Mrs. Chas. Roseman, his mother-in-law, who has been visiting them in Milwaukee for the past few weeks.

F.M. Taylor closed up his business here and left Friday morning for his new field of labor at Black River Falls. He takes with him the best wishes of a host of former patrons and friends, who will be glad to know of his continued success.

H. N. Ware has joined the procession and sold his farm to a Mr. Timerson, formerly from the southern part of the state. We understand the price was $8,500. Mr. Ware will likely go to Michigan where he is somewhat in love with his luscious fruit.

C. E. Barber graduated from the Wisconsin College of Physicians and Surgeons at Milwaukee last week. His many friends extend congratulations. - Warrens Index. Mr. Barber is a brother to Mrs. J. C. Baker and visited here during his Christmas vacation.

We would call the attention of the graduating classes to the fact that the Gleaner office has a fine line of samples of commencement stationery, for programs, invitations, et., as can be found anywhere and they will do well to examine them before placing orders elsewhere.

Fred Runkle who is in the employ of Stremberg, Carlson & Co., a telephone supply Co. of Chicago is in the city for a few days’ visit. He goes from here to Seattle, Wash, with others, to put in a telephone system of eight thousand phones. - Rep. & Pres, Neillsville.

Wm. Miller left Thursday morning of last week for Medford, where he will run a bark crew for the United States Leather Co. His camp is within three miles of Medford. Those who went with him, so far as the Gleaner has been able to learn, are S. E. Voss, Frank Pfeifer and Earl Barber.

The Wisconsin Central will run a special excursion to Chicago for Sunday, May 18, the fare for the round trip from Greenwood and Loyal to be $3.75. Those going on the branch road will leave here Saturday morning and return Monday evening, having the entire day Sunday to spend in Chicago.

Jos. DeLano has sold his property in town, formerly owned by E. E. Parker, to Aug. Fradette, who takes possession within a month. As an illustration of the way property in Clark county is raising in value, this place which was sold for $2,600 by Mr. DeLano, was purchased two or three years ago for $1,600.

From May 27 to June 8, tickets will be sold from Fairchild to San Francisco or Los Angeles, California, and return, from $52.85 to $61.00 according to routes desired. Final return limit, 60 days. Homeseekers Excursions on April 15, May 6 and 20, at one first class fare plus $2.00 for round trip to all Western, Northwestern and Southern points.

The dedication of Grace M. E. Church next Sunday will be conducted by the Dr. H. W. Bolton of Madison. Dr. Bolton is widely known as a lecturer. He also served as chaplain of the 3rd Regiment of Illinois. He has spent most of his ministry as pastor of the prominent churches of Chicago and is recognized as one of the most eloquent preachers of Western Methodism.

What is an editor? An editor is one who reads newspapers, selects miscellany, writes articles on all subjects, sets type, reads proof, works at the press, folds, packs and directs papers and sometimes caries them, prints jobs, runs on errands, works hard in the garden, takes care of the babies and rocks the cradle, talks to all his patrons who call, patiently receives blame for [cut off]

Louis LaFlex, our bicycle repair man met with what might have been a very serious accident one day last week. Early in the day he threw a small amount of gasoline in the stove when there was no fire in it and later in the day he went to start a fire and when he applied a match to the kindling the gasoline that he had thrown in the stove in the morning ignited and flashed into his face burning off his beard in a frightful manner. His eyes were also injured by the blaze. It was a risky experience and one that he will not care to repeat. - Withee Sentinel.

Yesterday forenoon while raising a barn on Henry Fravert’s place the scaffolding on which about sixteen men were working, gave way and let the men fall to the basement quite a distance below. Those who were seriously hurt were Gus. Meinholdt, hurt in his back and ankle; Henry Humpke, hurt in his hip; Ferd. Kuehn, his right wrist and one of his legs at the ankle broken’ Henry Gemmeke, hurt internally’ Gottlieb Knester, his right foot fractured; John Christensen, hurt internally, as was also Robt. Beilke. A number of the others were hurt but not enough to require the aid of doctors at the time, so far as the Gleaner has learned.

It is with regret that the public learns that Rev. L. C. Voss has tendered his resignation as pastor of the Presbyterian church in Greenwood and on Twenty-six road, to take effect when his year expires this coming June. Though laboring under most discouraging conditions from the very beginning he has been aggressive and faithful in all his work. About twenty members have been added to the membership and the work materially strengthened. The field is too hard, however, for the pastor to cover, the strain being too great for his health to warrant him to continue. He has no plans as yet as to what he will do, except to take a needed rest in some quiet place.

Fire was in the air again Sunday and the department was called out to do valiant work on the residence of C. H. Clute. Fortunately it was not necessary to turn on water from the hydrants although everything was ready for such service. The fire was caused by a burning chimney which had started in the morning, but Mr. Clute had fought it all the forenoon and supposed he had it under control when about two o’clock smoke began pouring from the roof and attic. The firemen were soon on the scene and found that the woodwork, which was built tight to the chimney for a distance of six feet [cut off}

Wisconsin Central Excursions.

For the Annual G.A.R. Encampment at Stevens Point on June 11 to 13, tickets will be sold for one fare for the round trip, good for return until the 14th.

One fare for the round trip tickets will be sold on June 17 and 18 for the Prohibition State Convention which meets in Milwaukee on June 18 and 19, good for return June 20.

A novel feeling of leaping, bounding impuses goes through your body. You feel young, act young and are young taking Rock Mountain Tea. 35 cts. City Drug Store.



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